Dear Wikimedians,

Sorry for cross-posting.

The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is seeking applications for the post of Programme Officer (Institutional Partnerships) for its Access to Knowledge (A2K) Programme. The position will be based in its Bangalore office. Programme Officer will collaboratively work with the A2K Team and would report to the Programme Director, Access to Knowledge at CIS.

Position Summary:

As Programme Officer (Institutional Partnerships) your job will be to collaborate with institutions especially in the higher education sector to drive and support the growth of open knowledge movement in India and Indian language Wikipedias and its sister projects. Your primary responsibility will be to assimilate the work started by CIS-A2K through various institutional partnerships during the last 15 months. You are also expected to research, design and implement different pilot projects with an aim to create high quality content and cultivate new editors on different language Wikipedias in a time bound manner.

In addition to this you will be anchoring the development and growth of at least one Indian language Wikipedia and its sister projects. You are encouraged to deeply engage with the CIS-A2K Work Plan before making the application.

You will work cohesively with the Wikimedia community, the Wikimedia India Chapter, the Wikimedia Foundation and like-minded institutions to meet specific goals of each language Wikimedia community in India. You will be a part of a small team of 5 to 6 doing high visibility and high impact work. You should be open to work in a highly transparent and accountable environment.

For more details see this link [1]. The last date of submitting applications is November 14, 2014.